Envision RISE
Envision RISE
Feb 18, 2021
RISE Mailbag with Global Director, Equity & Inclusion, Staci Hegarty
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In this episode originally recorded on the IpX TN Podcast, Staci Hegarty, Envision RISE Global Director of Equity & Inclusion, takes on questions from listeners and our community on issues surrounding diversity, equity, racism, inclusion, biases, and invisible diversity. Staci addresses questions concerning:
·     The true meaning of privilege as an unearned advantage that removes obstacles others face
·     The difference between equality and equity
·     The importance of inclusion in diversity efforts
·     The reality of the “American Dream” for many
·     The notion of colorblindness and the need to acknowledge ones’ different experiences
·     How to acknowledge you own biases and intentionally change your way of thinking
·     The need to recognize and accommodate invisible disabilities

Connect with us to learn more about how our RISE platform helps companies make a commitment to promote diversity, inclusion, equity and create an environment where your people are empowered to drive change and innovation. https://bit.ly/EnvisionRISE

Reference: “Beware the Echo Chamber” Blog Post by Michael Benning 

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